The Bangles

The Bangles
Following (Guitar tab)

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Following is the complete transcription of "Following", by the Bangles.
It's quite a difficult one, using barre chords throughout. I'm pretty sure
that it could be played without, but then you'd have to lose the arpeggio
effect that makes this song so great. Make sure that you tune your guitar
flat before you start. If you find any parts of the song too difficult, fill
them in with the chord labelled above the tab. The only bits that I'm not
positive about are the Spanish sounding chords at the end and the chords
during the second part of the second chorus, if anyone can help me out, I'd
appreciate it.

I always welcome corrections, justifications, additions, ideas, signed blank
cheques, the deeds to your house or anything else that all you generous
people out there feel the need to send me. Email me. Cheers.

Transcribed by MrDug (Douglas Michael Greenall)
Email : MrDug@Yahoo.com

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Following
Written by M. Steele
Performed by The Bangles.
Taken from "Different Light" and "Greatest Hits".

Gm - 355333
Am - 577555
Bb - 688766
Eb - 668886
Dsus4 - 557785
Cm - 335543
Fm - 557565
Fmsus4 - 557566
F# - 244322
F - 133211

x = mute string
/ = slide up
5(7) = hammer on
7(5) = pull off

Guitar 1 - Acoustic. Tune down 1/2 step:
E = Eb, A = Ab, D = Db, G = Gb, B = Bb, E = Eb

Gm Am Bb Eb Dsus4
E|-----3-------5-----------------6------------------------5|
B|-----3-------5--------6----------6--------8-----8-------8|
G|----------------------7------7-----7------8-----8-----7--|
D|-----------7---7----8------8------------------8------7---|
A|-------------------------8------------8-8---6------5-----|
E|-3-3---3/5--------6--------------------------------------|

Gm
E|---------------3-3----------------3----3-------------3---|
B|-------8-------3------------------3----3-------------3---|
G|-----7---7--------------------3----------5(6)(5)---------|
D|---7---------------------33(5)---------------------------|
A|--5-----------------33(5)--------------------------------|
E|-5-----------3-----------------3----33----------3--3-----|
You think I'm crazy
or somethin',

Cm
E|------------------------3---------------------3---------3|
B|------------------------3---------------------3---------4|
G|-----------------------------3--------------------------5|
D|-------5--5----------------5---5------------5---5-----5--|
A|------5--5------------------------------------------3----|
E|-3---3-----3--------3-3-------------------3--------------|
Always followin' You say I'm a Runnin' obsession
you around. hopeless case, into the ground.

Fm Fmsus4 Gm
E|--3-3------------5-----6-----5-3------3------------------|
B|--4-4----------6-----6---6-----3------3------------------|
G|--5-5--------5-----5-------5------------3----------------|
D|---------5-----------------------------------------------|
A|------33--3----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------3-3-----3-3------------|
You call me a loser,

Cm
E|-----------------3--------------3--3--3--3--3-3--333-3--3|
B|-----------------3--------------3--3--4--4--4-4--444-4--4|
G|-------------3------------------3--3--5--5--5-5--555-5--5|
D|--------33(5)-----5-------------5--5--5--5--5-5--555-5--5|
A|---33(5)------------------------5--5--3--3--3-3--333-3--3|
E|--------------3-----3-----------3--3--3--3--3-3--333-3--3|
You call me a Look over And you say I'm
shadow and fool. your shoulder, haunting you.

Fm Fmsus4 Fm Gm Am Bb Eb Fm Fmsus4
E|5-5-56-6-6--5-5---33-------5--------------------5-6------|
B|6-6-66-6-6--6-6---33-------5-------6-----8---------------|
G|5-5-55-5-5--5-5--------------------7-----8---------------|
D|7-7-66-6------7----------7---7---8-----8------7----------|
A|5-5-55-5------5----------------------8------5------------|
E|5-5-55-5------5-3----3/5-------6-------------------------|
So why do you Why do you
call me? look for me?

Bb Am Bb Am Gm
E|------------------------------6-6-6x-555-x-3--3---3------|
B|------------------------------6-6-6x-555-x-3--3------65-3|
G|------7-----------5-------------7-7x-555-x-3--3----------|
D|----8---8-------7---7-------8---8-8x-777-x-5--5----------|
A|--8-----------7-----------8-----8-8x-777-x-5--5----------|
E|6---------6-5---------5-6-------6-6x-555-x-3--3----------|
Why do your eyes follow me the way they do?

F# Gm
E|----------------3---------------------------3--------3---|
B|----------------------------------------------65-3---3---|
G|------------3-----2(3)(2)(0)-------------3---------------|
D|-------33(5)-----------------5------33(5)----------------|
A|--33(5)------------------------33(5)---------------------|
E|-------------3----------------------------3--------3---33|
You hold me Yeah, so I
responsible, stand accused.

Cm Fm Fmsus4 FmGm
E|-33x3-3-3---33------5------5----6---5-3------3-----------|
B|-33x4-4-4---44-----------6----6--6-----------3-----------|
G|-33x5-5-5---55---------5-----5----5----------------------|
D|-55x5-5-5---55----7------------------------------------33|
A|-55x3-3-3---33------------------------------------33(5)--|
E|-33x3-3-3---33--5------------------------3-3---33--------|
Of causing all the Between him You call You call me
trouble after high and you. Yeah. me a loser, a shadow and
school, fool.

Cm Fm Fms4Fm Gm
E|--------3------3-3-------3-33----5-5-5--56665-5-5-3--3333|
B|---------------3-3-------4-44----6-6-6--66666-6-6-3--3333|
G|---3------3----3-3-------5-55----5-5-5--55555-5-5-3--3333|
D|(5)--------5---------5----------------------------5--5555|
A|--------------------------------------------------5--5555|
E|----3-3------3-----3---3-------5------------------3--3333|
But I was Yeah, 'til you taught me Why do you
a good girl, what it means to be true. call me?

Am Bb Fm Fms4Bb Am Gm Am Bb Am
E|55555--6-6-6--555-5-6--6-6-6-6--6--5--3--5--6-66-5555-5--|
B|55555--6-6-6--666-6-6--6-6-6-6--6--5--3--5--6-66-5555-5--|
G|55555--7-7-7--555-5-5--7-7-7-7--7--5--3--5--7-77-5555-5--|
D|77777--8-8-8--777-7-7--8-8-8-8--8--7--5--7--8-88-7777-7--|
A|77777--8-8-8--555-5-5--8-8-8-8--8--7--5--7--8-88-7777-7--|
E|55555--6-6-6--555-5-5--6-6-6-6--6--5--3--5--6-66-5555-5--|
Why do you Why do your eyes
look for me? follow me the way they do?

F# Gm Am Bb Fm Fms4Bb Am Gm
E|-2222222223--3333-55555--6-6-6--555-5-6--6-6-6-6--6--5--3|
B|-2222222223--3333-55555--6-6-6--666-6-6--6-6-6-6--6--5--3|
G|-3333333333--3333-55555--7-7-7--555-5-5--7-7-7-7--7--5--3|
D|-4444444445--5555-77777--8-8-8--777-7-7--8-8-8-8--8--7--5|
A|-4444444445--5555-77777--8-8-8--555-5-5--8-8-8-8--8--7--5|
E|-2222222223--3333-55555--6-6-6--555-5-5--6-6-6-6--6--5--3|
Why do you I know you Why do your eyes
call me? look for me. follow me the way they do?

Am Bb Am F# Gm
E|--5--6-66-5555-5---222222222-----------------3-----------|
B|--5--6-66-5555-5---222222222-------------------65-3------|
G|--5--7-77-5555-5---333333333-------------3---------------|
D|--7--8-88-7777-7---444444444--------33(5)----------------|
A|--7--8-88-7777-7---444444444---33(5)-----------------33(5|
E|--5--6-66-5555-5---222222222-3------------3--------3-----|

E|----------3-------------------------3--------------------|
B|------------2(3)(2)-------------------65-3---------------|
G|------3-------------------------3---------------------3--|
D|-33(5)---------------------33(5)-----------------33(5)---|
A|)---------------------33(5)-----------------33(5)--------|
E|-------3------------3------------3--------3------------3-|

E|-3----------------------------------------------------6--|
B|---65-3-65-3-65-3-65-3-65-3-65-3------------------------6|
G|---------------------------------5(6)(5)3----------------|
D|------------------------------------------55(3)-3-5------|
A|-----------------------------------------------5---------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------|

Fm Fms4 Gm F G
E|------5-5-6--6--3--3--3-1113---10--------10--------------|
B|-3----6-6-6--6--3--3--3-1113------8-----8--8----8--------|
G|----------------3--3--3-2224-10-----7-10----10-7---------|
D|---5------------5--5--5-3335-----------------------------|
A|----------------5--5--5-3335-----------------------------|
E|----3-----------3--3--3-1113-----------------------------|
(Fade out vocal adlib)

Transcribed on 26/27 October 1997 by MrDug (Douglas Michael Greenall)
Email : MrDug@Yahoo.com

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